Originally Posted by Tomasso
I think that Cruise played the hedge fund deal against Paramount and Redstone blinked, now he's covering his ass. Seriously, how is Cruise damaged goods? His two flicks did $1 billion worldwide this year and that's all that counts in Hollywood.
Well according to the article, MI-3 did worse than the other two when it was more critically acclaimed. Paramount claims Cruise lost them $150M of lost revenues on the movie, and I don't doubt it, with all the bullshit leading up to the release of MI-3 and negative publicity.